The open question at the end of the book is “Will Jonah actually change?” The book doesn’t tie things up in a nice tidy bow, but leaves things hanging with a question that must be answered by both Jonah and also ourselves. God asks us, “And should I not be concerned about Nineveh, that great city, in which there are more than a hundred and twenty thousand persons who do not know their right hand from their left, and also many animals?” Continue reading Under the Gourd Vine
In the past God spoke to our ancestors through the prophets at many times and in various ways, but in these last … Continue reading The Radiance of Gods Glory: a Meditation for Christmas Day.
This is the season of Advent, a time to prepare for the coming of Christ. Over the next few posts I … Continue reading The Vulnerability of Mary: a meditation on the Cestello Annunciation
From the very first day, we were there, taking it all in—we heard it with our own ears, saw it … Continue reading To Touch the Face of Jesus